Ohio reports 3,303 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new coronavirus-related deaths

Posted at 3:02 PM, Nov 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 15:02:28-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,303 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 219,000.

The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 2,393. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 206,549 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 94% of total cases.

There were 289 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.

There have now been 5,303 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; two new deaths were reported today, lower than the 21-day average of 14.

The ODH reported 88 new hospitalizations today, with 17 ICU admissions, both of which were lower than the 21-day average.

As of today, 170,259 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

There were 52,731 tests done on Oct. 30, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 6.6% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 6.7%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

The median age of patients is 41 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 109 years old.

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